8 days in North India Itinerary

8 days in North India Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Chennai
Fly:  6 h 45 min
1
Rishikesh
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 30 min
2
New Delhi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Agra
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
4
Varanasi
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 15 min
End: Chennai

1
night
Rishikesh

Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
To find where to stay and tourist information, refer to the Rishikesh trip itinerary planner.

Chennai to Rishikesh is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Spas Historic Sites
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Spas & Wellness
Parmarth Niketan Ashram ©
Parmarth Niketan Ashram

3
nights
New Delhi

New Delhi ©
Designed by notable English architects and proclaimed India's capital in 1931, New Delhi sits in the middle of a sprawling metropolitan area with a population of over 25 million.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Hauz Khas Village and Rajpath. There's still lots to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, steep yourself in history at India Gate, admire the natural beauty at Akshardham, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Bangla Sahib.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our New Delhi trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Rishikesh to New Delhi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in New Delhi can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Agra.

Things to do in New Delhi

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Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
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Hauz Khas Village
Spas

2
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): browse the exhibits of Taj Gallery, admire the landmark architecture of Taj Mahal, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. Keep things going the next day: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink and then explore the historical opulence of Agra Fort.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Agra holiday planner.

Traveling by car from New Delhi to Agra takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. December in Agra sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Varanasi.

Things to do in Agra

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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Taj Gallery ©
Taj Gallery

1
night
Varanasi

Varanasi ©
A sacred city for Hindus and thought by many to be the place where Buddhism formed as a religion, Varanasi leaves an imprint on the hearts and minds of visitors regardless of their creed, race, or religion.
On the 26th (Sat), make a trip to Dasaswamedh Ghat, thenmake a trip to Banaras Ghats, and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Varanasi trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by flight from Agra to Varanasi takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December in Varanasi, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Varanasi

Historic Sites Spas
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Banaras Ghats ©
Banaras Ghats
Spas & Wellness
Dasaswamedh Ghat ©
Dasaswamedh Ghat

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